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it. chamber of commerce weather, so between the nats and redskins, it is a little slice of heaven right now. >> reporter: coming up in sports we'll talk about robert griffin, iii who set nfl records in his debut against the saints all coming up later in sports. >> if you have a story idea, call us, 202-895-3000. shoot or e-mail to heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,000 more a year in taxes. multi-millionaires like himself hits the middle class harder... bigger break. forward for america? this message. >>> today bp announced it's citying some of its assets in the gulf to -- selling some of its assets in the gulf to help cover the cost of the blowout several years ago. bp still has six drilling rigs operating in the gulf and expects to have eight in place by year end. >>> a holdup for a taxicab meter system. a d.c. board says drivers cannot install smart meters until a contracting issue is resolved. the contract appeals board said the district didn't prove the installations were necessary before the dispute could be cleared up. the
. >> reporter: d.c.'s chamber of commerce said the cub's arrival will bring a boost to the entire district, but the zoo will be the first to see the biggest numbers. >> we expect visitation will go up by about half a million people. a quarter million to half million more people will come. >> the hoteliers and restaurantiers have caught on to the excitement. >> reporter: the chamber said it's hard to determine how much money the new panda will bring to the area. but they are certainly expecting some kind of economic impact. here at the zoo, they're already calling the cub a rock star, just like its older brother was a few years ago. it will be another four to six weeks before they determine its gender, and they say following a chinese tradition, they will wait 100 days before they decide on a name. they will take the public's input. reporting live at the national zoo, richard jordan, news4. >>> coming up, more rage in the middle east over an internet movie. but in afghanistan, this protest is not what american officials are worried about. >>> a day at the lake turned into a race to save the
county chamber of commerce debate was telecast on nbc 4 and moderated by nbc's david gregory of "meet the press." former governor and former senator george allen turned nearly every question to the need for more and better jobs. >> so the job creators have the confidence, and certainty to hire again. >> reporter: tim kaine, also a former governor, turned nearly every question into criticism on capitol hill, saying people want pulling together, not partisan bickering in washington. >> partnership over partisanship and put substce over sound bites. >> reporter: kaine also said washington must act quickly to avoid a fiscal cliff because of stalemates on the hill, saying a mix of cuts in revenues would have everyone paying a federal tax. allen said the cuts are a way to reform. they both nearly agreed on one foreign policy issue, that america should be fighting terrorism, not nation building in afghanistan. >> we've given the afghan people in their regions, in their provinces every opportunity to stand up and take control of their own destiny. >> i'll just start agreeing with that last po
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